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Teaching Philosophy

Many outside of the world of education hold the misconception that a teacher’s role doesn’t stretch further than making lesson plans and supporting students. However, it is a position inwhich one is able to influence the future generations, instill a sense of civil responsibilities,and push students beyond their own...

Summative Assessment

The following are examples of summative assessment, assessments that take place at the end of a unit, or learning period, to determine and evaluate student understanding of content as well as help make future instructional decisions. Selected Response: Students are provided with options to choose from in either multiple...

Instructional Models

Instructional models provide the frame work for introducing new information in a meaningful way. Models are chosen based off of the objectives of your lesson such as : teaching facts/skills, expanding concepts, solving problems, creative thinking, analyzing, generalizing data, and learning cooperatively. For each of these goals, I will...

Diagnostic Assessment

Diagnostic Assessment is defined as a pre-assessment that allows educators to evaluate student’s weaknesses, strengths, and overall knowledge and skills in relation to a certain topic prior to instruction. Often, the same assessment is given after instruction to explicitly show how students have grown. This is highly encouraged for...

Differentiation

Differentiation refers to the wide variety of teaching techniques and overall adaptations that educators utilize to more effectively instruct a diverse group of students. Differentiation must be implemented within the classroom to ensure all student’s needs are met and promote individualized success. In order to make impactful differentiation implementations, it is...
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